Obdurate was a 'O' class Destroyer (G39) built by Wiliam Denny,
of Dumbarton, she was laid down 25th April 1940, launched on 19th
February 1942 and decommisioned in 1964. She had a displacement
of 1,540 tons, lenght 345 feet and carried a complement of 175 men.
Her maximum speed was 37 knots powered by geared trubines with 2
shafts; power being 40,000 horse-power. She served in the Arctic
during 1942-1944, as well as the Barrents Sea 1942 and the Atlantic
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